Sisters of the Revolution: A Feminist Speculative Fiction Anthology

Sisters of the Revolution gathers a hugely curated collection of feminist speculative fiction (science fiction, fable, horror, and extra) selected via the most revered editorial groups in speculative literature this present day, the award-winning Ann and Jeff VanderMeer. together with tales from the Nineteen Seventies to the current day, the gathering seeks to extend the dialog approximately feminism whereas attractive the reader in a wealth of inventive rules. From the literary heft of Angela Carter to the searing strength of Octavia Butler, Sisters of the Revolution gathers bold examples of speculative fiction’s engagement with feminism. darkish, satirical tales corresponding to Eileen Gunn’s “Stable options for heart administration” and the demanding horror of James Tiptree Jr.’s “The Screwfly resolution” show the charged depth at paintings within the box. together with new, rising voices equivalent to Nnedi Okorafor and that includes foreign contributions from Angelica Gorodischer and lots of extra, this assortment seeks to extend the tips of either modern fiction and feminism to new fronts. relocating from the wonderful to the futuristic, sophisticated to surreal, those tales will galvanize ideas and feelings approximately feminism like no different e-book to be had this day. different individuals comprise Anne Richter, Carol Emshwiller, Eleanor Arnason, Hiromi Goto, Joanna Russ, Karin Tidbeck, Kelley Eskridge, Kelly Barnhill, package Reed, L. Timmel Duchamp, Leena Krohn, Leonora Carrington, Pamela Sargent, Rose Lemberg, Susan Palwick, Tanith Lee, Ursula ok. Le Guin, and Vandana Singh.

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